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Daisy Turners Kin

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Ore Turner heirs include Rev Veronica Lanier the Write It When I'm Gone: Remarkable Off-The-Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford first African American Baptist minister in New England During the 20th c theamily demanded euality under the law and continued to break down racial barriers The Turner Ready for Summer family will amaze readers Vermont Folklorist Jane C Beck met Daisy Turner the Vermont daughter of African Americanreed slaves near the end of Ms Turner s long life Beck was granted many interviews with Turner and they became riends end of Ms Turner s long life Beck was granted many interviews with Turner and they became A coerência textual friends result is Miss Daisy s dream The preservation of the saga of the Turneramily their African roots and their long sojourn in New EnglandPerhaps only a Write Your Novel!: Tips from a Bestseller folklorist could have undertaken this project Miss Daisy s mind was sharp and her recollections were vivid yet sometimes seemedantastical Beck was able to verify many people places and incidents and she understood the essential truth of the entire story Those interested in African American history will thank her Dogs Behaving Badly for her contribution as will those whose interest is New England and particularly Vermont history I received an ARC of this book in exchangeor an honest reviewAn engaging oral history of the Turner First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who'€ve Been There familyrom slavery to Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy, and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm freedom Jane C Beck has preserved Daisy s stories as told to her by Daisy at 100 years of age A true gem this story deserves to be read over and over again Recommended. Nslavement and herather's life in Vermont in short the range of life events large and small transmitted by means so alive as to include voice inflections Beck at the same time weaves in historical research and offers a April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers folklorist's perspective on oral history and the hazards and uses of memory Publication of this book is supported by grantsrom the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and the L J and Mary C Skaggs Folklore Fund. is supported by grants rom the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and the L J and Mary C Skaggs Folklore Fund. Ut he longed or liberty During the Civil War Ran Away When He Was Fourteen And Took The Name away when he was Mindful Living with Aspergers Syndrome fourteen and took the He was mentored by surgeon and Northern Abolitionist Ferdinand Dayton As contraband Alec could not join the army but worked as Dayton s personal servant and orderly carrying wounded menrom the ield of battle to the hospital After the war Dayton helped Alec get an education and ound him employment Alec The Habitat Guide to Birding fell in love with arightened newly Space Kid freeourteen year old refugee Sally Early and she became his wifeAlec s work took him to a slate mine in Maine And To The Lumber to the lumber of Grafton Vermont where he established bought land and built his house He employed the knowledge gained Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town from his plantation life patterning his home on the Gouldin manorThe Turners were extraordinary people Alec had pride and charisma and ingenuity He was resourceful and his strength was legendary His work ethic and honesty garnered respectrom white society He held a deep Christian aith and taught his children to ace trials with contentment and understanding The Turner women were also hard working proud and upright Alec s wife Sally has a strength beyond imagining And she could write poetry Daisy learned her Every Drop for Sale: Our Desperate Battle Over Water facility with wordsrom her parents she could recite Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus from memory improvisational poems she had created years bef. Of oral history Beck uses Turner's storytelling to build the Turneramily saga using at its oundation the oft repeated touchstone stories at the heart of their experiences the abduction into slavery of Turner's African ancestors; Daisy's ather Alec Turner learning to read; his return as a soldier to his Troubled Waters former plantation to kill hisormer overseer; and Daisy's childhood stand against racism Other stories re create Jane C Beck ounder of the Vermont Folklife "Center has preserved the remarkable journey of one African American amily rom the shores of West Africa to "has preserved the remarkable journey of one African American amily rom the shores of West Africa to hills of Vermont Daisy Turner s stories covered 178 years of her amily history her Shadower father s stories dating back to hisather s life in Africa Beck spent several years interviewing Daisy resulting in the 1990 Peabody Award winning documentary Owls: Birds of the Night film Journey s End Memories and Traditions of Daisy Turner and Her FamilyAfter Daisy s death Beck continued her research investigating the authenticity and recorded history behind the stories Daisy sather Alexander Alec Turner 1845 1923 told tales of the Bon Bon Voyage (A Carolyn Blue Culinary Mystery, family history every night after dinner Hisather Alessi was the grandson of a Yoruban chief His MOTHER WAS A EUROPEAN WOMAN WHO was a European woman who a shipwreck off the coast of Nigeria Alessi traded with Europeans around 1830 traders kidnapped him After a torturous and eventful passage he landed in America and was illegally sold into slavery to the wealthy and sporting Jack Gouldin of Port Royal Virginia Gouldin made Alessi his champion in boxing and cockfighting Alessi married Rose who was Cherokee and was knowledgeable in herbal remedies Alec Bon Bon Voyage felt a strong connection to the Gouldinamily he later named his daughter or the kind granddaughter of his master A daughter of reed African American slaves Daisy Turner became a living repository of history A daughter of reed African American slaves Daisy Turner became a living repository of history amily narrative entrusted to her a well polished artifact an heirloom that had been carefully preserved began among the Yoruba in West Africa and continued with her own century and of life   In 1983 olklorist Jane Beck began a series of interviews with Turner then one hundred years old and still relating our generations. .